Justine Lovig, 54, of Brattleboro, VT
On 6/1/21 officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched multiple times to an apartment complex on South St. Offices came in contact with Justine H Lovig a 54 year old female. Officer received complaints of harassment done by Lovig earlier in the day. Lovig was issued a citation for disorderly conduct and released. Approximately 2 hours later, officers went back to South St. and took a complainant that Lovig broke into an apartment and stole a cat. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Lovig for Burglary and Petit Larceny. Lovig was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where she was later released. Lovig is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on 6/2/21 to answer to her charges.
Omi Perez, 36, of Brattleboro, VT
On 10/27/2020 at approximately 6:00 AM, Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence for a report of a disorderly male subject. The complainant reported the male, later identified as Omi Perez, kicked in the back door and was currently outside screaming.
Upon arrival officers spoke with several witnesses, some of whom had been woken up by the commotion. Perez was no longer in the area. The rear door of the apartment was found to have sustained minor damage but was still secure. Perez had not gained entry into the residence or harmed any of the occupants
Perez was later located and taken into custody. He was processed for the offenses and released on conditions and a citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division on 10/28/2020 at 8:00 AM.
Nicholas Prue, 35, of Brattleboro, VT
On 8/29/20 Brattleboro Police responded to a burglary alarm at a business on Old Ferry Rd. in Brattleboro.
Upon arrival Police observed evidence of a break in, and began to investigate the crime.
Investigation led officers to arrest Nicholas M. Prue, a 35 year old male from Brattleboro, for Burglary, Unlawful Mischief, and for violating his court ordered conditions of release.
Prue was processed, and released on a citation. Prue will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 9/1/20 to answer his charges.
This is an ongoing investigation, as evidence supports the fact that Prue did not work alone. Anyone with information regarding this event is urged to contact Ofc. Penniman of the Brattleboro Police Department.
Loren Bedward, 36, of Brattleboro, VT
On 8/23/2020 at approximately 10:22 PM Brattleboro Police received a call for a stalking complaint. A female victim reported that Loren Bedward of Brattleboro had been repeatedly following her, showing up at her residence, waiting at locations for her, sending her violent, threatening text messages and repeatedly calling her and threatening her after clear communication that the behavior was unwanted. A prior investigation from 8/19/2020 revealed that Bedward had repeatedly strangled the female victim.
A 911 call from the victim at approximately 1:40 AM reported that Bedward was actively attempting to force entry into her residence. Brattleboro Police along with Vermont State Police responded to the call. Brattleboro Police were on scene in under a minute and observed a male matching Bedward fleeing the scene. Reports were that there was also a male still inside the residence. Brattleboro Police secured the scene but were unable to locate the male that fled. The male was eventually identified as Bedward.
Bedward was taken into custody at approximately 5 AM. Bedward was ordered to be held without bail. Bedward is to be arraigned on 8/24/2020 to answer to the charges of 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault, Stalking and Burglary into an Occupied Dwelling.